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Parish Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cuddington, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7947 / 51°47'40"N

Longitude: -0.9322 / 0°55'55"W

OS Eastings: 473737

OS Northings: 211209

OS Grid: SP737112

Mapcode National: GBR C1M.K3L

Mapcode Global: VHDV8.S5K1

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43039

Location: Cuddington, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Cuddington

Built-Up Area: Cuddington

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Cuddington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

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8/102 Parish Church of St. Nicholas



Parish church. C13. North aisle widened c1330, south porch C14. West
Tower C15. North vestry C19. Rubblestone with limestone dressings. Old
tile roofs. 2 bay chancel with north east vestry. 4 bay nave with 2 bay
south chapel and 2 bay south aisle, porch, and 3 bay north aisle. West
tower. Chancel has angle buttresses and weathered buttress between bays.
East window 3-lights of intersecting foiled tracery. North west and south
east windows 2-light flat-headed C15 with cinquefoil heads. North aisle
and south chapel east windows 3-lights of intersecting tracery. North aisle
north wall has C14 2-light east window, 2 centre arched doorway and west
window of 2 Tudor arched lights. West wall has 4-centred arched window of
3 ogee lights. South chapel south windows of 2 trefoiled ogee lights and
tracery in a square head with moulded labels and decayed headstops. Inside
are C13 jambs with remains of nook shafts, bases and capitals. South aisle
has at left 2-centred 2-light window. Porch has 2 continuous orders and
hoodmould. Inner doorway to aisle C13 of 2 moulded orders with dogtooth.
Outer order has angle shaft with caps. Chamfered inner order. West Tower
of 3 stages with moulded string courses and embattled parapet. Diagonal
buttresses at west. Stair turret rising above north east corner. West doorway
has 4-centred moulded arch. 3-light window above. Single light ringing chamber
windows on south and west sides. Bell chamber has 2-light cinquefoil windows.
Church has stone coped gables with finials. Interior. Chancel has octagonal
moulded corbel cap piscina in south east angle. Chancel arch of 2 square
orders with bowtells. Semi-octagonal responds. Simple bell caps. Moulded
bases and abaci. Nave north arcade has east arch of 2 chamfered orders.
Octagonal column. 2 west bays later C13 of 2 hollow chamfered orders.
West column has moulded base and fluted and scalloped cap. South nave arcade:
East and west responds semi-octagonal. 3 Cylindrical piers, east one with
scalloped-cap. Arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. South chapel has
trefoil head piscina. Arch into south aisle of 2 moulded orders. Crude
moulded caps and bases on attached segmental shafts. Tower arch of 2
continuous chamfered orders. Victorian roofs, arch braced collar trusses
to chancel, wagon roofs to south chapel and north aisle. Collar purlin roof
to nave. Stained glass: C14 angels in south chapel east window. Chancel
east window by Powell 1857, designed by G.E. Street. Early English style
pulpit by Street. Font: C13 circular bowl, ornamented with shallow arcade
of pointed arches.
RCHM I. 109. MON.1.

Listing NGR: SP7373711209

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